RAAC Concrete Crisis

In 2018, a roof collapse at a school in Kent highlighted the growing risk of collapse within schools built with reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) Concrete. In late 2018, the… Read more

Public Dialogue on Climate Adaptation final report for DEFRA / Sciencewise

Defra conducted a public dialogue to understand public attitudes towards climate adaptation in England in response to the Climate Change Committee’s recommendation. The findings informed the third National Adaptation Programme,… Read more

How schools build community resilience capacity and social capital in disaster preparedness, response and recovery

This article reports on a decade of research undertaken by the author on the role of schools in disaster response and recovery across four different disaster types in five countries… Read more